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ERPO Bill Passes the NYS Assembly

ERPO Bill Passes the NYS Assembly

NYAGV applauds the New York State Assembly’s passage of the Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) bill on March 6. NYAGV has been advocating for this legislation, which would enable families and police to prevent individuals in crisis from accessing guns through court-issued protection orders. Rebecca Fischer, Executive Director of NYAGV, said, “In the aftermath of the Parkland... Read More
NYAGV Advocates in Albany for the State ERPO Bill

NYAGV Advocates in Albany for the State ERPO Bill

NYAGV’s Executive Director, Rebecca Fischer, joined state legislators in Albany at a press conference on February 27 to advocate for the New York Extreme Risk Protection Order bills (S.7133/A.8976). Extreme risk protection orders would enable families and police to prevent individuals in crisis from accessing guns through court-issued protection orders. “We thank our supporters for helping us make... Read More
NYAGV Ranks NYS Legislators on Gun Safety

NYAGV Ranks NYS Legislators on Gun Safety

How does your New York State Senator and Assembly member stand on the gun safety issue? Take a look at this new ranking from NYAGV and find out! We reviewed each legislator’s vote on the New York SAFE Act and the attempts to repeal it, as well as their support for Nicholas’s Law for safe gun... Read More
Success! NYS Assembly Votes to Remove Guns from Domestic Abusers

Success! NYS Assembly Votes to Remove Guns from Domestic Abusers

Thanks to your help, the New York State Assembly on May 3 voted overwhelmingly to pass the Domestic Violence Firearm Surrender Law, A.5257. The bill, sponsored by Amy Paulin and passed by a vote of 134-1, would require domestic abusers to surrender their guns to law enforcement.   Read More
How did your Assembly member vote on Nicholas's Law?

How did your Assembly member vote on Nicholas’s Law?

Nicholas’s Law, requiring the safe storage of guns not in the immediate possession of the owner, passed the New York State Assembly June 16 by a vote of 81-66. Did your representative vote to keep guns away from kids by voting yes? Read More
New York State Assembly Passes Nicholas's Law to Protect Children from Unsecured Guns

New York State Assembly Passes Nicholas’s Law to Protect Children from Unsecured Guns

The New York State Assembly passed Nicholas’s Law, A.53, on June 16, requiring gun owners to lock up their guns when they are not in their immediate possession or control in order to prevent unintentional shootings, suicides and gun thefts. Nicholas’s Law is named for 12-year-old Nicholas Naumkin, who in December 2010 was fatally shot while... Read More